Describes some changes that have taken place in transportation since the coming of the automobile--the growth and decline of railroads, the tremendous expansion of the highway system and the growing use of air transportation. Topic: transportation
Describes the swift development of transportation in the United States from the time of the Indians to the coming of the automobile. Utilizes historical reenactments and unusual prints. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at email@example.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project. Topic: transportation
This video looks at continuing NASA research as it improves transportation on land, water, and in the air. Computer-simulated teaching tools for training ship’s crews, vertical takeoffs and landings, electric cars, streamlined trucks, efficient aircraft engines and wing designs, hydrofoils, and the space shuttle are examined and explained through exciting photography. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . Topics: NASA, transportation
An apprentice officer describes life aboard the S S Olympia, including activities on the bridge and in the passengers' and crew's quarters, galleys, engine room and dining rooms. The use of radar is illustrated. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project. Topics: ocean, transportation, ship
byBurlington, Rio Grande and Western Pacific Railroads
The Burlington Route, Rio Grande, and Western Pacific Railroads produced this tourism promotional film in the 1950's to highlight the California Zephyr luxury train, running between Chicago and San Francisco. The California Zephyr (the CZ, or "Silver Lady") was a passenger train operated by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q), Denver & Rio Grande Western (D&RGW) and Western Pacific railroads, all which dubbed it "the most talked about train in America" on... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: railroad, train, California, locomotive, transportation
Made in 1955 by the Association of American Railroads, BIG TRAINS ROLLING examines how the US railroads keep the economy growing by providing transportation and employment. Features trains from many different railroads including Southern Pacific, Santa Fe & Western Maryland. A highly patriotic film, the film is educational in tone and follows two children as they make a cross-country trip on the Southern Pacific Daylight beginning at Los Angeles' Union Station. Scenes in the train include... Topics: Stock Footage, Stock Footage, Rail transport, Film, Los Angeles Union Station, Southern Pacific...
Oscar Grande is an organizer with PODER in San Francisco's Mission District, an organization dedicated to environmental and social justice. Topics: Environmental justice, ecology, urban agriculture, economic growth, transportation, urban gardens,...
An official film made by the War Department, Highballing to Victory is a short US propaganda movie made toward the end of World War II about the importance of material and transportation in the war effort. The movie includes an emphasis on the story of tires, which proved vital for the war effort. At the 5:50 mark tire "casualties" are seen with tires damaged or destroyed in accidents, from wear, or combat. A B-24 crash is seen at 6:40, and other aircraft making ground loops and... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War II, Red Ball Express, Highballing To Victory,...
"The Story of Trains" presents the story of America's railroads as they appeared in the 1940s. This patriotic movie shows steam and diesel locomotives, as well as electric railroads and mining trains, to present the history of American railroading. It's full of fantastic images of railroad depots including Union Station in Los Angeles (at the 6:34 mark), turntables carrying massive freight locomotives, one of Southern Pacific's G-4 Locomotives 4443 pulling the Pacific Daylight,... Topics: History Of Rail transport, train, Vehicle, interview, Railroad, Rail Transport, Los Angeles Union...
One of filmmaker Carl Dudley’s earliest creations, Life Line of the Nation is a portrait of America's railroads during World War II. Here logistics are revealed to be one of the keys to victory. The film begins prior to the war, as meeting is held with members of the military and railroad officials. They are planning their strategy “should war come.” Shortly thereafter, an NBC broadcaster announces the attack on Pearl Harbor. A bit later, there is a teletype with the date 2/9/44 and a... Topics: railroad, WWII, train, transportation, steam engine, locomotive, military, logistics
One of filmmaker Carl Dudley’s fine films "On the Track" is a portrait of America's railroads in the post-World War II era. The film is basically a salute to America, its railroads, and the multitude of trains that criss-cross the nation. Much like Dudley's "Life Line of the Nation", adoration for American railroads abounds with scene after scene of various trains rolling down the tracks. The railroads are depicted as the “symbol of American progress and prosperity for a... Topics: Railroad, train, transportation, America, vintage film
Great Railway Journeys of The World: Zambezi Express Reel 2 Historian Michael Wood travels from Cape Town to Victoria Falls on the luxurious Blue Train, and follows the trail of empire builder Cecil Rhodes. Summary Travels with historian Michael Woods aboard the Blue Train, the most luxurious train in the world, from Cape Town, South Africa to Victoria Falls. Traverses the wilderness area of the Karoo, the diamond fields of Kimberly and the gold city of Johannesberg. Topics: Educational Film, Series: Great Railway Journeys of the World (1980), Land transportation, Railroad...
Follows the reproductive cycle of the female rat. Photomicroscopy and phase-contrast cinematography illustrate bursting the follicle, release of follicular fluid, and emergence of the egg with its granular cell mass. Describes transport of the egg mass to and into the oviduct, role of oviductal cilia, and penetration of sperm through grandular cell mass to effect fertilization Summary Shows scenes of ovulation as observed in the living animal. Animated drawings of various types of ovulation... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Reproduction, Rats, Animated films, Visual arts, Microscopes, Land... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byBlandau, Richard J; Canedo, Anthony; University of Washington. School of Medicine; University of Washington Press
Title from container; production credits from other sources Richard J. Blandau and Anthony Canedo ; University of Washington School of Medicine Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film ./ia metadata physiologyofreproductionintheraternal changes that may be observed during the reproductive cycle in the rat. Includes various reproductive phenomena such as running, mating behavior and related ear quiver. Illustrates the method of egg transport from the... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Rats, Reproduction, Ovaries (Human), Land transportation, Human... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Made in the 1970s, this General Motors corporate film explains some of the supply chain management challenges faced by the company, and the work undertaken to make the delivery of automobiles more efficient and damage-free. The film was made in the wake of a series of complaints by dealers and customers about damage in transit -- either by bad handling on railroads or trucking. GM's new "Logistics Operations" division was tasked with delivering cars as quickly as possible to... Topics: General Motors, Supply Chain Management, Chevy Vega, Container terminal, Container Handling,...
From WorldCat: Explores the exhibits at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. and reveals the human stories and struggles behind many of the artifacts through use of archival footage. Producer-Director, Peter S. Vogt ; Writer, Harry Miles Muheim ; Editor, Steven York ; Narrator, Cliff Robertson Topics: A Place of Dreams: The National Air and Space Museum (Long Version), Transportation history, Space...
This film about military ordnance begins with images of the prototype for what would become the M116 Cargo Carrier, the T116 Amphibious Cargo Carrier, being tested in the Arizona desert. The M520 Go-er, a large articulated truck is also shown, along with the self-propelled howitzer T-36. The M-60 Battle Tank is shown operating in amphibious mode and the M-61 Vulcan anti-aircraft weapon. The Aberdeen Proving Ground is seen at the 4 minute mark with the Davey Crockett recoilless gun being... Topics: M116 Cargo Carrier, T-36 Howitzer, Artillery, Military Transportation, M-60 Tank, M61 Vulcan,...